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A Tale of Two Cities
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uniform
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • He, and his old canvas frock, and his loose stockings, and all his poor tatters of clothes, had, in a long seclusion from direct light and air, faded down to such a dull uniformity of parchment-yellow, that it would have been hard to say which was which.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He besought her—though he added that he knew it was needless—to console her father, by impressing him through every tender means she could think of, with the truth that he had done nothing for which he could justly reproach himself, but had uniformly forgotten himself for their joint sakes.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • A diverse committee will provide a better solution than one that is uniform.

  • a street of uniform tall white buildings

  • The gravitational pull between the moon and the Earth is not uniform.

  • The uniformity did not surprise Eddie.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven

  • I tried to make out whether they were members of the family or what; but they were all uniformly classical.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms

  • They [the rats] had devoured, in spite of all my efforts to prevent them, all but a small remnant of the contents of the dish. I had fallen into an habitual see-saw, or wave of the hand about the platter: and, at length, the unconscious uniformity of the movement deprived it of effect.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Pit and the Pendulum
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